13 Funny Things Entrepreneurs Should Be Thankful For

We all keep hearing that being grateful is the key to happiness and success. If you are having a hard time finding out what to be thankful for, here is a good list to get you started. We hope it will make you smile too.   1. Being able to turn completely insane with a […]

How To Knock Out The Trademark Knock Offs

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Merely possessing a trademark is not always enough for you to thwart copycats from exploiting your brand. There may still be those that attempt to mimic your trademark out of mere ignorance and call it an accident. In other cases, the infringer may harbor malicious intentions to damage your brand. Thankfully, there are methods for […]

Top 10 Quotes For Entrepreneurs – Creativity

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As an entrepreneur crunching numbers and compiling spreadsheets can certainly dull your creative spark you once had. Lucky for you, creativity can be relearned and it doesn’t necessarily take a classroom to rekindle these synapses in your brain. Instead, practicing this side of your brain day-to-day while enduring your daily routine will help you dramatically […]

Dog Snack Entrepreneur Wins Saks 5th Avenue Trademark Dispute

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  Entrepreneur, Carrie Sarabella, had trademarked the name ‘Snaks 5th Avenchew,’ (@Snaks5thAve) for her gourmet dog food brand. Saks Fifth Avenue got word of this cutely named pup snack and wasn’t wagging their tail. Instead, the entrepreneur received a cease-and-desist letter from the luxury retailer. The letter claimed that “Snaks 5th Avenchew’ infringed on Sak’s well-known brand name. This dedicated, […]

Poison Bottles, Coffins & Other Spooky Patents

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  There is something that makes us cringe when we see something creepy but also something that allures us and intrigues us at the same time. See what you think of these spooky patents. Do they make the hairs on your neck stand up or do you find them interesting? Let us know! @Lawinspiring   […]

6 DIY Logo Design Services That Every Startup Should Know

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Not to sound shallow, but looks are everything when it comes to branding. For example, a great looking logo can do wonders to attract customers to your startup. This is why I would typically highly recommend a professional logo design service. I get it though, a professional logo can sometimes cost too much for a bootstrapped […]

Startup Marketing Plan Outline

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You have a product ready to go, when you just realized – What good is this product if no one knows about it?  The act of telling the world about your amazing product is where marketing will come into play. Since we cannot expect that every entrepreneur is a Don Draper or even has an […]

Top 10 Quotes For Entrepreneurs – Persistence

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A successful startup is a journey, not a destination. So while you trek along the beaten path, maintain the bounce in your step by equipping yourself with your most durable shoes (a.k.a. persistence) and these top 10 quotes in your back pocket.   1. “Patience is bitter, but the fruit is sweet,” – Aristotle Aww […]

If A Monkey Takes A Selfie – Who Owns It?

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  In case you haven’t heard, everyone is going bananas over this Indonesian crested black macaque’s selfie. First, people thought it was cute when the photo went viral in 2011. More recently, a debate has sparked as to who owns rights to the photo? According to the newly updated draft of the Compendium of U.S. Copyright Office […]

A Game of Mouse and Mouse

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  Earlier this week, the trademark registration for Deadmau5 (AKA “dead mouse”) was caught in a mouse trap with word of Disney sending in a letter to oppose the mark. Joel Zimmerman, electronic music DJ and owner of the stage name Deadmau5, instantly tweeted about the news saying that Mickey better “Lawyer up.” landed home to […]